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Oboronia Karsch, 1893
Oboronia Karsch, 1893; Berl. ent. Z. 38 (1/2) : 229, TS: Oboronia staudingeri Hemming
Oboronia (Polyommatini) ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 449; [BK, 251]; [AfrL]

Oboronia punctatus (Dewitz, 1879)
Guinea, Liberia - Zaire, Angola, Uganda. See [About maps] Plebeius punctatus Dewitz, 1879; Nova Acta Leop. Carol. (2) 41 (2) : 205, pl. 26, f. 15
Oboronia staudingeri Hemming, 1960; Annot. lep. (1): 33
Oboronia punctatus ; [BOW: pl. 125, f. 37]; [BAFR, 570]; [AfrL]

Oboronia pseudopunctatus (Strand, 1912)
Guinea, Liberia - Cameroun, Fernando Póo, Gabon, Zaire, W.Uganda (Bwamba). See [About maps] Oboronia pseudopunctatus ; [BAFR, 570]
Oboronia pseudo-punctatus ; [BOW: pl. 125, f. 37 (text only)]
Oboronia pseudopunctatus ; [AfrL]

Oboronia guessfeldti (Dewitz, 1879)
Sierra Leone, Senegal - Angola, Zaire, Uganda, W.Kenya. See [About maps] Güssfeldt's White Blue
Plebeius Güssfeldtii Dewitz, 1879; Nova Acta Leop. Carol. (2) 41 (2) : 206
Oboronia guessfeldti ; [BK: 251, pl. 26, f. 380]
Oboronia gussfeldti ; [BOW: pl. 125, f. 36]; [BAFR, 570]
Oboronia guessfeldti ; [AfrL]

Larva on Costus [BK]


Oboronia bueronica Karsch, 1895
Mozambique, Malawi, NE.Tanzania - S.Kenya. See [About maps] Oboronia bueronicus ; [BOW: pl. 125, f. 26 (text only)]
Oboronia bueronica ; [BAFR, 571]; [BK: 251]; [AfrL]

Larva on Zingiberaceae, (wild ginger) [BK]


Oboronia albicosta (Gaede, 1916)
Cameroun, E.Zaire (Kivu). See [About maps] Oboronia albicosta ; [BAFR, 571]; [AfrL]

Oboronia liberiana Stempffer, 1950
Liberia, Ivory Coast?. See [About maps] Oboronia liberiana ; [BAFR, 571]; [AfrL]

Oboronia ornata (Mabille, 1890)
Oboronia ornata ; [AfrL]
Oboronia ornata ornata ; [AfrL]
O. o. flava Holland, 1920
Oboronia ornata flava ; [AfrL]
O. o. vestalis (Aurivillius, 1895)
Oboronia ornata vestalis ; [AfrL]


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References:
[About maps]
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[AfrL]
Mark C. Williams; Checklist of Afrotropical Papilionoidea and Hesperoidea; Compiled by Mark C. Williams, 7th ed. (2008) (April 2007); Afrototropical Butterflies; e-mail: Mark C. Williams
[BAFR]
D'Abrera, 1980; Butterflies of the Afrotropical Region
[BK]
Larsen, 1996; The Butterflies of Kenya and their natural history
[BOW]
Lewis, 1974; Butterflies of the World; ISBN 0 245 52097 X


Some related literature:
Dewitz, 1879
Afrikanische Tagschmetterlinge Nova Acta Leop. Carol. (2) 41 (2) : 173-210, [1-38], pl. 25-26, [1-2]
Eliot, 1973
The higher classification of the Lycaenidae (Lepidoptera): a tentative Arrangement Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 373-505, 162fgs, pl. 1-6
Hemming, 1960
Provision of a name for the species incorrectly cited as "Lycaena elorea" Staudinger by Karsch when establishing the genus "Oboronia" in 1895 and selection of a type species for that genus (Lycaenidae) Annot. lep. (1): 31-36
Karsch, 1893
Die Insecten der Berglandschaft Adeli im Hinterlande von Togo (Westafrika). 1. Abtheilung: Apterygota, Odonata, Orthoptera Saltatoria,Lepidoptera Rhopalocera Berl. ent. Z. 38 (1/2) : 1-266, pl. 1-6


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